US firm Dow Chemicals says that the performance of its 35:65 Sadara petrochemicals JV with Saudi Aramco is set to improve in the second half of the year.

Speaking on the firm’s Q2 results call on 21 July, Dow CEO James Fitterling said that “Sadara should improve in the back half as they had some maintenance activity in the second quarter. So our first quarter, second quarter was a little bit better. And then the back half of the year, they should be running at full rates.” (CONTINUED - 285 WORDS)